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NACCHO #NDIS NEWS: Understanding the NDIS: the scheme does not yet address all the needs of Indigenous people with disabilities

” Life on a remote Indigenous settlement in central Australia, surrounded by red dust and scorched country may be tough. But it’s even tougher if you’re sick, old or living with a disability. 2,804 more words

Federal Government News

The Federal Election, Medicare & You

With the Federal Election being held tomorrow, the issue of Medicare and (by extension) Private Health Insurance has once again been thrown into the spotlight with both the Coalition and Labor promising to keep Medicare public and ensure that our system and ensure that our system is free from privatisation. 366 more words

Health & Healthcare

Sensory Processing, Autism, toilet training and Poo.

My Kiddo no. 1 did not toilet train  early or before turning 3 years old. Yet Kiddo no. 2 toilet trained at 1.5 years.While he eliminated in the loo he needed reassurrance that everything was alright and he was following the correct way to do it. 568 more words


NDIS and Co-ordinating Therapies

It takes a long time to get National Disability Insurance Scheme funding.  We have been registered with NDIS since October 2015 and have an NDIS number and yet no planning meeting to roll the funding out for Jack’s therapies. 359 more words


NDIS disrupting NFP largesse

On the eve of the NDIS roll-out (beyond the trial sites), we have yet to see the full impact of this major social change on the disability sector. 493 more words

Getting Ready Together for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The Getting Ready Together Aboriginal Disability Gathering will be held at the Coachhouse Marina Resort, Batemans Bay on 24-25 May 2016.

The Gathering is for Aboriginal people living with a disability, their families and supports workers (carers) who reside in the Goulburn Mulwaree, Yass Valley, Queanbeyan City, Cooma Monaro, Bega Valley and Eurobodalla Shire. 226 more words

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